Sermons & Sunday Schools

Special Reasons for End Time Suffering

In this sermon, Pastor Babij teaches from 1 Peter 4:17-19 three special reasons why Christians suffer: 1) To refine and cleanse the Church 2) To forewarn the world of impending judgement 3) To cause Christians to trust in God completely Note: Video sound quality improves at 18:05. Please use the audio file to hear the…

Instruction for a Biblical Outlook on Suffering

In this sermon, Pastor Babij instructs believers from 1 Peter 4:12-19 on developing a biblical outlook on suffering. From the text, Pastor details five methods Satan uses to weaken Christians in the midst of suffering and five biblical outlooks Christians must practice to prevail through suffering. Full Transcript: As we’re continuing to move through this…

What Should Be Your Response to the Mercy and Power of Christ?

In this sermon, guest speaker Ricardo Morales asks what simple knowledge Christians have of God apart from heavy doctrinal knowledge. Ricardo Morales then draws out two teaching points from Jesus’ healing of the lame man by the Bethesda pool: • God’s mercy has no limits • Mercy is one of the most essential attributes of…

How to Stand with God’s Armor against Satan

In this sermon, David Capoccia examines what it means to put on the armor of God. In part 1, David discusses how to interpret the armor metaphor based on how it is used elsewhere in Scripture. David also explores four of the eight holy attitudes in the passage that believers must put on to stand…

Why You Must Be Strong in the Lord

In this sermon, David Capoccia looks at Ephesians 6:10-13 and why believers must become strong in the Lord Jesus Christ by faith. David traces and explains the three reasons given by Paul in the text for why such strength is necessary. 1. To Overcome Satan’s Many Schemes 2. To Prevail in Our Supernatural Struggle 3.…

The War Within: The True Source of Your Quarrels

In this sermon, David Capoccia examines the apostle’s teaching in James 4:1-10 as to where conflicts and quarrels come from and what believers must do about them. David Capoccia explains the passage with the following outline: Three Steps to Reveal and Heal Our Quarrels and Conflicts 1. Understand the True Source: Idolatry 2. Understand the…

Prayer: Persistence in What God Wants for You

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij details the wrong attitudes Christians bring into prayer and explains how to pray scripturally and honestly. Pastor advises Christians to pray for physical and spiritual needs and to remember that prayer is ultimately meant to conform believers into the image of Christ. Full Transcript: We are going to look at…

Three Marks of a Responsible Strong Christian Community in View of the End

In today’s sermon, Pastor Babij examines First Peter 4:7-11 and explains the three markers of a strong Christian community living responsibly in view of eternity: 1) They take the duties of prayer seriously 2) They practice the principles of love fervently 3) They see using God-given gifts to serve the body as a paramount necessity…

Biblical Fatherhood

In this special Father’s Day sermon, Pastor Babij explains how to be a biblical father. Using the Scripture, Pastor relates several “do nots” and major mistakes for Christian fathers to avoid as well as several positive principles to follow. Pastor Babij concludes by exhorting fathers to make teaching the way of God to their children…